There has been a clamor for diversity in the mainstream media of late, with calls for actors to be cast in roles that would not necessarily be given to individuals of a particular ethnicity. This desire for diverse representation of races in films is one of the reasons for the rise of actors like Remy Hii. The Australian actor has had quite a decent acting career and has appeared in a number of films and TV shows. To learn more about the Remy Hii, read below.
Who is Remy Hii?
Remy Hii was born on July 24, 1986 in AmsterdamMalaysia, but was raised in the second largest state in Australia – Queensland. His mother is of British descent and his father is Malaysian Chinese. Not much is known about his family and childhood.
Hi ‘s first venture was with The Emerge Project; While working there he was cast in a number of plays that were staged in Brisbane. Remy was in this group for two years, from 2005 to 2007.
For his university education, Remy Hii attendedWhen he studied at Queensland University of Technology, his career as a professional actor began. At 19 he began working for the Queensland Theater Company. Remy Hii’s role in the play The Appraiser introduced him to the world as an actor to watch. He was able to land a role in The Appraiser because of one of his previous performances. While working with The Emerge Project , he was spotted by a playwright who recommended him for his role in The Appraiser
Remy Hii chose to enter the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 2009 and graduated in 2011. while in NIDA he was part of a band called RAPIDS.
Everything you should know about the actor
1. Early Career
After Remy Hii’s appearance in The Appraiser he was cast in more roles, but they were supporting roles on TV shows. The biggest role of his budding career was on the fantasy television show, H2O Just Add Water. Another TV show he has been in is East of Everything, his performance on TV opened a lot more doors for him and he was cast in the short film Kiss in 2011.
His breakout appearance was in the 2013 miniseries, Better Man , which was created based on true life events. Hii’s performance was well received and landed him on the shortlist for two awards, one of which he won – the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer.
As he got more roles, he got better and better at his acting and in 2013 he landed a role on the show, Neighbors as the romantic partner of the character Chris Pappas; Remy Hii played the character Hudson Walsh.
Another major production that Remy Hii has acted in is Marco Polo In the show, Hii played the character of Prince Jingim and appeared on the show for a total of twenty-one episodes. The introduced role brought him to a global audience.
2. Rise to Fame
The biggest role Hii has played in a film in his acting career so far is his appearance in the blockbuster. Crazy Rich Asians His role as Alistair Cheng, albeit a small one, in the film was praised and applauded by critics and fans alike. Speaking about his casting as Alistair, Hii stated that he initially auditioned for the role of Nick Young (the lead role), but after five more auditions, he was cast as Alistair instead.
For Remy Hii, being part of the surreal experience was a huge success as he never expected to be part of the iconic film. Hii’s career continues to soar as he continues to book gigs. He also landed a role in 2019 ‘s Spider-Man: Far From Home
3. Personal life
Remy Hii has kept his private life very secret since his rise to fame. However, chances are the actor will open up more as his career progresses. It’s unclear who he’s dating at the moment. However, the anticipation of his first Hollywood romance is great.
4. Height and Weight
The actor, who stands at 5 feet 11 inches, is estimated to weigh 156 pounds. Given his career as an actor, it’s no surprise that Remy is in good shape.